Definition of Exaggerates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of exaggerate) ¹



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Definition of Exaggerates

1. exaggerate [v] - See also: exaggerate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exaggerates

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exaemia
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exaggerates (current term)
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Literary usage of Exaggerates

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1. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1902)
"Hazlitt probably exaggerates, but it is true that Wordsworth and Coleridge, then in their revolutionary fever, were strongly impressed. ..."

2. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1873)
"... in this figure, greatly exaggerates the proportion in depth,) of being pushed down over a bed of rocks of any given probable outline—say c to D. Does he ..."

3. The History of Chivalry: Or, Knighthood and Its Times by Charles Mills (1825)
"... His chivalric Bearing Commencement of the Decline of Chivalry The Civil Wars injured Chivalry Caxton's Lamentation He exaggerates the Evil Many gallant ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1853)
"It is not unlikely that her strong language exaggerates the feeling, such as it was. ' All this was very pleasant, and made the occupation of great ..."

5. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1903)
"If the teller of the story exaggerates, the fire does not burn well. The sticks of wood thrown into the fire as fuel personify the victims struck or killed. ..."

6. The history of the French revolution, tr. with notes by F. Shoberl by Thomas Carlyle, Marie Joseph L. Adolphe Thiers (1838)
"... and he began to maintain that foreigners kept in their pay two classes of conspirators in France, the exaggerates, who urged every thing on to disorder, ..."

7. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"In the early Christian persecutions, he puts the case for the emperors stronger than it really was (p. 118); but he exaggerates the despotism of the Roman ..."

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